Living Room coffeetable

Published on December 20th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


Computer desk into livingroom coffee table in a Moment?

IKEA Moment coffee table

Materials: IKEA Moment table (not available anymore), silver coating spray, new threaded rods

Description: Never buy new sofas and and new PC at the same time. Never. This will only create problems. Except you’re an IKEA-hacker.

Last year, my girlfriend bought her first own PC together with the whole equipment you need and so we put it under and on the same IKEA Moment-table I used for my computer. The result was horrible – as you can see in the pictures, two big monitors and two keyboards were too much.

Luckily, we also got two new sofas and couldn’t find a fitting living room-table. So I built a new desk (which is another story, not including IKEA-stuff) and disassembled the Moment-table. Inside the tables legs I found four threaded rods, which I replaced with four new ones – shorter ones. Then I also shortened the visible legs, painted everything with silver coating and we had a new, well fitting an biiig living room-table.

IKEA Moment coffee table

Just a little hack, but we still like it!

See more of the Moment coffee table.

~ Torsten, Hannover, Germany

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

2 Responses to Computer desk into livingroom coffee table in a Moment?

  1. Anonymous says:

    I will be on the lookout for that computer desk! I have only seen the table around on craigslist (twice, though!)

  2. Anonymous says:

    That’s a really nice hack – well done!

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